The veteran cornerback tore an anterior cruciate ligament last year, and when he re-injured his knee in August, the Giants feared he again was out for the season. Ensuing reports claimed Thomas could be back early in the season, but it wasn't to be.
The Giants' list of cuts had more notable names than most. Running back Danny Ware is gone. Last year's Week 1 starting middle linebacker, Greg Jones, also was cut.